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Adapting Sprite transmission......... smooth case... nyet !!!


dave p
 

Jim,  a smooth case Sprite transmission is not worth installing.  It has NO synchro in first gear, and with a small engine, you will be going there OFTEN

Dave Perry    OldSchool Restorations  North Alabama   USA


Jim Bollman
 

That's when you learn to double clutch. A skill all Crosley owners should know. :-) But I agree synchro 1st would be nice if your going to the trouble of making an adapter.


On Jan 15, 2019, at 7:41 AM, dave@... wrote:

Jim,  a smooth case Sprite transmission is not worth installing.  It has NO synchro in first gear, and with a small engine, you will be going there OFTEN

Dave Perry    OldSchool Restorations  North Alabama   USA


 

Decided to buy the 1500 Midget trans vs. Smoothcase. A little taller and heavier but slightly shorter. FWIW the seller was an experienced Spridget builder and raced a Bugeye in the 80's in SCCA H Production and said he never had an issue with the smoothcase racing or on the road.